WHAS11 to Broadcast 12 Cardinal Men's Basketball Games

WHAS11 to Broadcast 12 Cardinal Men's Basketball Games

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PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 24: Chane Behanan #24 of the Louisville Cardinals dunks the ball in the first half against the Florida Gators during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional Final at US Airways Center on March 24, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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by Debbie Harbsmeier

WHAS11.com

Posted on September 25, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 26 at 1:40 PM

WHAS11, through the BIG EAST Network, is proud to announce that it will produce and/or broadcast a dozen University of Louisville men’s basketball games for the 2012-2013 season. The twelve games include a pair of exhibition games with Pikeville and Bellarmine, as well as the annual Billy Minardi Classic against Florida International. Florida International is coached by Coach Rick Pitino's son, Richard. The Cardinals officially open up the season at the KFC Yum! Center on November 11 against Manhattan, which is coached by former Cardinal assistant, Steve Masiello.

Drew Deener and Bob Valvano will once again be the announce team for all WHAS11 produced games. Deener is entering his fourth season as WHAS11’s play by play announcer.  Valvano is entering his eighth season as WHAS11’s color analyst.

2012-13 University of Louisville Men's Basketball Schedule

November
Thur. 1 PIKEVILLE / exhibition KFC YUM! CENTER 7 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Wed. 7 BELLARMINE / exhibition KFC YUM! CENTER 7 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Sun. 11 MANHATTAN KFC YUM! CENTER 4 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Thur. 15 SAMFORD in Battle 4 Atlantis KFC YUM! CENTER 7 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Sun. 18 MIAMI (Ohio) KFC YUM! CENTER 4 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Thur. 22- at Battle 4 Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas
Sat. 24 First Round: Louisville vs. Northern Iowa 9:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Other first round pairings: Missouri vs. Stanford,
Memphis vs. VCU, Duke vs. Minnesota
(afternoon games on AXS-TV, evenings on NBC Sports Network)
December
Sat. 1 ILLINOIS STATE KFC YUM! CENTER 1 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Tues. 4 at College of Charleston Charleston, S.C. 9 p.m. ESPNU
Sat. 8 MISSOURI KANSAS CITY KFC YUM! CENTER 2 p.m. ESPN3
Sat. 15 at Memphis Memphis, Tenn. TBA TBA
Wed. 19 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL KFC YUM! CENTER 7 p.m. BEN/WHAS
in BILLY MINARDI CLASSIC
Sat. 22 vs. Western Kentucky Nashville, Tenn. 8:30 p.m. ESPNU
Sat. 29 KENTUCKY KFC YUM! CENTER 4 p.m. CBS
January
Wed. 2 PROVIDENCE KFC YUM! CENTER 7 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Wed. 9 at Seton Hall Newark, N.J. 7 p.m. ESPN2
Sat. 12 USF KFC YUM! CENTER 4 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Mon. 14 at Connecticut Hartford or Storrs, Conn. 7 p.m. ESPN
Sat. 19 SYRACUSE KFC YUM! CENTER 4 p.m. ESPN
Tues. 22 at Villanova Philadelphia, Pa. 8 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Sat. 26 at Georgetown Washington, D.C. Noon ESPN
Mon. 28 PITTSBURGH KFC YUM! CENTER 7 p.m. ESPN
February
Sun. 3 MARQUETTE KFC YUM! CENTER 2 p.m. ESPN
Wed. 6 at Rutgers Piscataway, N.J. 7 p.m. BEN/WHAS
Sat. 9 at Notre Dame South Bend, Ind. 6 or 9 p.m.ESPN of ESPN2
Thur. 14 ST. JOHN'S KFC YUM! CENTER 9 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Sun. 17 at USF Tampa, Fla. 1 p.m. ESPN
Sat. 23 SETON HALL KFC YUM! CENTER Noon BEN/WHAS
Wed. 27 at DePaul Chicago, Ill. 9 p.m. ESPNU
March
Sat. 2 at Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. Noon CBS
Mon. 4 CINCINNATI KFC YUM! CENTER 7 p.m. ESPN
Sat. 9 NOTRE DAME KFC YUM! CENTER 4 p.m. CBS
Tues. 12- at BIG EAST Championship New York, N.Y. TBA
Sat. 16 Madison Square Garden
BEN is the BIG EAST Network. WHAS-TV (Channel 11) is an ABC affiliate in Louisville. All games are broadcast on
the U of L Sports Radio Network, which originates on WHAS (840 AM) or WKRD (790 AM) in Louisville.

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